• Chat

    Promising New Treatments for AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Chat

    Nutrition for Healthy Eyes

    Dr. Ward Bond, who regularly appears in the media and before public audiences, discusses the vital role of nutrition in reducing the risk and progression of age-related diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma.

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • Chat

    Why AMD Is on the Rise-and What Can be Done

    The guest speakers are Sandra S. Block, OD and Christina Morettin, OD. Sandra Block, OD is a professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and was part of a National Academy of Sciences study, "Making Eye Health a Population Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow." Christina Morettin, OD is an assistant professor at the Illinois College of Optometry, and chief of Urgent Eye Care Services. Her interests include urgent eye care, primary eye care, ocular disease, including retinal disease.

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  • Chat

    Cataracts & AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • Chat

    Drug Interactions: Their Impact on AMD and Health

    The guest speaker is Dr. Gayatri S. Reilly of The Retina Group of Washington, who has excelled in research, patient care, and educating other eye care professionals about treating diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
  • Chat

    Short Days, Long Nights: Low Light and Other Challenges of the Holiday Season

    The guest speaker is Stephen Azman, who is Director of Patient Care at Low Vision Specialists of Maryland and Virginia (LVS), a group that specializes in maximizing patient vision and customizing optical systems for adults and geriatric patients suffering from vision loss.

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
  • Chat

    Inflammation in Early AMD

    Gerard "Jerry" Lutty, PhD and Imran Bhutto, MD, PhD of the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins University are the featured speakers.

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016
  • Video

    Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting as many as 11 million Americans. Without proper treatment, AMD can lead to loss of sharp, central vision and cause legal blindness. This short film gives an overview of the disease—including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and the role nutrition and lifestyle plan in protecting eyesight. It also addresses some of the challenges of living with AMD, and encourages those diagnosed with the disease to take control of their sight.This short, animated “pocket film” that offers an overview of AMD—including its symptoms, impact on lifestyle, treatment, and more.

    Thursday, October 13, 2016
  • Chat

    Answering Your Questions about AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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